Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Photographic Chemicals. In 2020, Photographic Chemicals were the world's 420th most traded product, with a total trade of $6.21B. Between N/A and 2020 the exports of Photographic Chemicals N/A by N/A, from N/A to $6.21B. Trade in Photographic Chemicals represent 0.037% of total world trade.

Photographic Chemicals are a part of Photographic or cinematographic goods.

Exports In 2020 the top exporters of Photographic Chemicals  were Japan ($3.1B), South Korea ($690M), United States ($535M), Chinese Taipei ($302M), and Netherlands ($300M).

Imports In 2020 the top importers of Photographic Chemicals were China ($1.55B), Chinese Taipei ($932M), South Korea ($544M), United States ($513M), and Germany ($320M).

Tariffs In 2018 the average tariff for Photographic Chemicals was 6.63%, making it the 646th lowest tariff using the HS4 product classification.

Ranking Photographic Chemicals ranks 4th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Photographic Chemicals. Countries are shown based on data availability.

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2020): Japan, $3.1B

Top Destination (2020): China, $1.55B

Photographic Chemicals are the world's 420th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Photographic Chemicals were Japan ($3.1B), South Korea ($690M), United States ($535M), Chinese Taipei ($302M), and Netherlands ($300M).

In 2020, the top importers of Photographic Chemicals were China ($1.55B), Chinese Taipei ($932M), South Korea ($544M), United States ($513M), and Germany ($320M).

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Trade by country

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Top Origin Growth (2019 -  2020): South Korea, $37M

Top Destination Growth (2019 - 2020): China, $180M

Between 2019 and 2020, the exports of Photographic Chemicals grew the fastest in South Korea ($37M), Belgium ($30.4M), Chinese Taipei ($16.3M), Poland ($8.24M), and Ghana ($2.67M).

Between 2019 and 2020, the fastest growing importers of Photographic Chemicals were China ($180M), Chinese Taipei ($121M), South Korea ($104M), Israel ($5.45M), and Burkina Faso ($2.5M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Photographic Chemicals.

In 2020,  market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 2.83. This means that most of the exports of Photographic Chemicals are explained by 7 countries.

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This map shows which countries export or import more of Photographic Chemicals. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Photographic Chemicals during 2020.

Disaggregation

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In 2020, the world most traded Photographic Chemicals, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Chemical preparations for photographic uses, nes ($5.85B) and Sensitising emulsions ($356M)

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Photographic Chemicals.
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Product Complexity

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Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.